After-3: The After School Program

A wide variety of after-school programs are available for NEST+m Lower and Middle School students through the After3 program, including Strings, Robotics, Swimming, Drama, Chorus, Russian, plus much, much more.

Please click here to download the 
Fall 2014–15 After3 brochure for students in grades K-5.

Please click here to download the Fall 2014–15 After3 brochure for students in grades 6-8 .


Students in Grades 6-8 After-school Programs:
STRIDE at University Settlement at the Houston Street Center
$500 per 5 months semester/ 5 days a week

East Village Dance Project
Avenue C and 4th Street


In addition to the activities run through After-3, several neighborhood programs offer classes that are popular with our students.

Off-campus Programs (pick up at NEST+m):
  • Gilsports: A basic sports program for children from K–6, Gilsports picks up students from NEST+m on Friday afternoons and takes them by bus to playing fields and skating rinks around the city. 718-499-2093
  • 14th Street Y: Offering after-school activities such as art, cooking, theater, and swimming, the 14th Street Y picks up students daily from NEST+m.  212-780-0800, ext 258. 
  • Henry Street Settlement: The Henry Street Settlement, located on the Lower East Side, just blocks from NEST+m, will pick up students and take them to their After Care at 301 Henry Street, which offers snacks, homework help, and various activities on all school days.
  • Beyond Martial Arts: BMA, located just a few blocks away from NEST+m on Houston and Attorney Sts, picks up students (K to 8th grade) after school, and offers supervised homework time, a snack, and martial arts classes.
Off-campus Programs (parents must provide their own transportation):
The following are some of the after-school programs and classes that are nearby, but do not offer transportation from NEST+m.